Tom Laidlaw Biography | Wiki
Tom Laidlaw is a Canadian retired ice hockey defenceman, and a cast in the Island of the Idols, the 39th season of the CBS series Survivor. Laidlaw was the first Canadian-born person to be a contestant on the show.
Tom Laidlaw Age | Birthday
Thomas Laidlaw was born Thomas John Laidlaw on April 15, 1958, in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. He celebrates his birthday on April 15 every year. He is 61 years old as of 2019. He holds Canadian citizenship and belongs to White ethnicity. His zodiac is Aries and his religion is not known.
Tom Laidlaw Education
Laidlaw played for Northern Michigan University from 1978 to 1979. He was drafted #93 overall by the New York Rangers in the 1978 NHL Draft.
Tom Laidlaw Height
Laidlaw stands at a height of 1.88m (6ft 2in).
Tom Laidlaw Parents
His father was a devoted and dedicated farmer. Details about his mother are not available and it is also not known if he has any siblings.
Tom Laidlaw Wife | Married
Laidlaw is a married man but no details available about his wife. The couple is blessed with two grown-up children, sons.
Tom Laidlaw Career
He began his National Hockey League career in 1980 with the New York Rangers, arriving from Northern Michigan University. He played for seven seasons with the New York Rangers. Laidlaw also played for the Los Angeles Kings for four seasons before his retirement. Laidlaw left the NHL after the 1990 season. He also played for IHL’s Phoenix Roadrunners for 1 season before retiring from hockey. Laidlaw later became a color commentator on Kings’ radio broadcasts.
Currently, Laidlaw runs a sports management company in Rye Brook, New York. He is also a motivational speaker and frequently uses his mantra of living a “True Grit Life.” Laidlaw promotes the “True Grit Life” by public speaking engagements and weekly podcast episodes.
Laidlaw was ranked No. 87 by the authors in the book 100 Ranger Greats by Russ Cohen, John Halligan, and Adam Raider, on the all-time list of New York Rangers.
Tom Laidlaw Net Worth
Laidlaw has an estimated net worth of $1 million U.S dollars. He accumulated his net worth from his successful ice hockey career as a defenceman.
Tom Laidlaw NHL
He began his National Hockey League career in 1980 with the New York Rangers. He also played for the Los Angeles Kings. Laidlaw left the NHL after the 1990 season. Laidlaw played 11 seasons in the NHL altogether. Seven with the New York Rangers and four with the Los Angeles Kings.
Tom Laidlaw Sports Management
When Laidlaw retired from playing, he became a player agent. He worked for IMG for 5 years and ran his own business, Laidlaw Sports Management in Rye Brook, New York, for 17 years. His passion now is motivating others. All his life he lead the True Grit Life without really understanding how much he could help others.
Tom Laidlaw Awards
Chinguacousy Township Section ‘A’ Novice Champions (Bramalea Merchants) 1967-68 All-CCHA First Team 1978-79 All-CCHA First Team 1979-80 All-NCAA All-Tournament Team 1980
Tom Laidlaw Survivor
Laidlaw was one of 20 participants to compete on Survivor: Island of the Idols, the 39th season of the American reality competition show Survivor. At the beginning of the game, Laidlaw was put on the Lairo tribe, where he formed a bond with fellow tribemates Elaine Stott and Vince Moua.On the eighth day, Moua was voted out by the majority, despite Laidlaw’s attempts to get tribemate Karishma Patel out of the game. On the 12th day, Laidlaw and Stott were divided up by the tribal swap; Stott was sent to Vokai while Laidlaw remained on Lairo, where he was joined by five old Vokai members.On the 14th day, Laidlaw again tried to get his tribe to vote out Patel, but the new members of the tribe, wary of Laidlaw’s connections to his old tribemates, agreed to vote him out instead.
Tom Laidlaw Facts And Body Measurements
• Full Name: Thomas John Laidlaw• Date of Birth: April 15• Age/ How old?: 61 years• Place of Birth: Brampton, Ontario.• Birthday: 14th Sep.• Nationality: Canadian• Marital Status: Married• Children/ Kids: Two children• Height/ How tall?: 6 ft 2 in (188 cm).• Weight: 98 kg (216 lbs)
Frequently Asked Questions About Tom Laidlaw
Who is Tom Laidlaw?
Thomas Laidlaw is a Canadian retired ice hockey defenceman, and a cast in the Island of the Idols, the 39th season of the CBS series Survivor.
How old is Laidlaw?
Laidlaw is 61 years old as of 2019, born on April 15, 1958, in Brampton, Ontario, Canada.
How tall is Laidlaw?
Laidlaw stands at a height of 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m).
Is Laidlaw married?
Yes, Laidlaw is a married man but no details available about his wife. The couple is blessed with two grown-up children, sons.
How much is Laidlaw worth?
Laidlaw has an estimated net worth of $1 million U.S dollars.
Where is Tom Laidlaw from?
He is a Canadian by Citizenship and he belongs to White ethnicity. Tom was born in Brampton, Ontario, Canada.
What team did Laidlaw play for?
Laidlaw played for New York Rangers and Los Angeles Kings.
Where does Laidlaw live?
Laidlaw currently lives in Rye Brook, New York.
Is Laidlaw dead or alive?
Laidlaw is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him being sick or having any health-related issues.
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